Jim Crow laws were woven into every aspect of the fabric of southern life as this black and white photograph eloquently suggests.

To Start You Thinking -

  • 1) Describe the scene.

    2) Where in the building is the colored entrance?

    3) Describe the effect of the shadows and the man's posture in the photograph.

image from Signs of Segregation Collection as found in The History of Jim Crow, PBS, 2002.
Last modified in October, 2011 by Rick Thomas